Holiday for Bill
Includes close-up of 78 rpm record spinning.
Producer Handy (Jam) OrganizationSponsor Dearborn Motors CorporationAudio/Visual sound, color
21:39:31:05 Great shot woman in driver’s seat of tractor starts up tractor as man in 1940s suit climbs into cart attached to tractor, woman’s begins driving causing man to fall into the cart; VS woman driving tractor down dirt road man wearing suit in cart pulled by tractor yelling at woman to let him out.
21:39:48:20 CU mailbox with “Wm. Holiday R.F.D. No. 2” printed on its side; VS LS woman driving tractor pulling cart with man in suit in it pulls into driveway of farm house; woman parks tractor, man climbs out from back of tractor and says limping toward woman “okay beautiful, I guess that evens us up”
21:40:28:27 Man in his 60s with arm in sling looks out window above kitchen sink, wife enters frame and looks out window, man says “well I’ll be doggone, now what’s that daughter of ours up to?”
21:40:37:18 Man wearing suit standing in front yard of country house rolls up his sleeves and pumps water; VS man trying to pump water with no success, young woman walks by and laughs at man; LS man with arm in sling, his wife and daughter in early twenties approach man at water pump and invite him in for breakfast.
21:43:58:16 Family at breakfast table, older parents, daughter in early 20s and man visiting talking to man about his business woes in television, daughter stands up walks to the sink to fill her glass and exclaims “Oh that’s the modern man for you, no gumption, no spirit of adventure, even afraid of his boss. Oh give me the old pioneers, they never said die!”